A search operation has been launched in the area where the abduction occurred (ANI)
SRINAGAR: A BJP worker was allegedly kidnapped by unknown persons in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said here.
Mehrajuddin Malla, who is also the vice chairman of
Municipal Committee Watergam
, was allegedly kidnapped at Marazigund in Rafiabad area of the district while he was on his way to Sopore town, they said.
The officials said police has taken cognisance of the matter and launched operations to rescue the BJP worker.
Mehraj Din Malla, BJP leader & Vice President of Municipal Committee (MC) Watergam in Sopore area of Baramulla dist… https://t.co/Fnopp5mFCM— ANI (@ANI) 1594795032000
The incident comes less than a week after BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari, his brother and father were shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.